Friday, July 19, 2019
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Escape the heat wave with Korail

Summer has officially begun, as the scorching sun and sweltering heat drains people of their energy and causes them to sweat, even if standing...
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Avoid summer heat at waterfalls

A family on vacation avoids the heat at the Suok Falls in Goesan, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province). The sweltering summer heat continues to bother people,...
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Enjoy the seasons with flower festivals

Irises are in full bloom near the pavilion in the Garden of Morning Calm. Peonies, hydrangeas, lilies and irises. Naming a few of them makes everyone...
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Visit a farm, meet the animals this summer

There is a range of wildlife species that exist around the world. Livestock, in particular, is the key to human survival. Amid rapid urbanization,...
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Spend your summer at the river

One of the most mentioned things about the merits of living in Seoul, by both Koreans and non-Koreans alike, is the Hangang River that...
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Forest of Wisdom builds new reading paradigm

Paju's Forest of Wisdom greets visitors with 8-meter shelves stacked with books donated by Korean scholars, intellectuals and specialists from a variety of fields. "Eight...
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1330 Korea Travel Hotline offers free service around the globe

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) started to offer a toll-free travel hotline accessible anywhere around the world via a smartphone app on March 19....
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Jeju rock statues donated to Netherlands, Paraguay

Traditional stone statues made from the volcanic rock of Jeju Island, dol hareubang in Korean, have been donated to the cities of Gorinchem in...

Slip back in time at Gyeongbokgung at night

The Gyeongbokgung Palace Starlight Tour features the Gyeonghoeru Pavilion that looks even more gracious when seen under the moonlight at night. By Kang Gahui and Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Kang...
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Autumn Travel Week brings tourist discounts, opens new sites

The 2016 Autumn Travel Week offers a variety of tourist options in areas that used to be closed to the public, as well as...

DMZ Peace Trail opened to public for 1st time in 65 years

Visitors on April 27 walk along a fortified coastal road known as the DMZ Peace Trail in Goseong-gun County, Gangwon-do Province. The trail has...
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Stay overnight with books in a ‘home for paper’

The Jijihyang hotel provides Author Rooms where guests can not only read the books stacked on the shelves, but can also be inspired by...
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Seoul offers free e-sports tour to international fans

The city of Seoul launches test operations of a free e-sports tour for international tourists. The photo above shows the S-Plex Center, an e-sports...
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Summertime at Haneul Park

Haneul Park, situated atop the highest plateau of the World Cup Park, boasts large fields of silver grass that rustle in different colors every...

Overseas tourists happier when traveling both Seoul, local areas

Deoksugung Palace is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Seoul. By Kang Gahui and Yoon Sojung Photos = Jeon Han Research has shown that overseas sightseers who visit Korea...
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Top 10 national park trails to enjoy this autumn

Autumn has arrived, the season for strolling across landscapes booming with red and golden hues. Word has it that we can expect more colorful foliage...

History-rich county offers refreshing summer taste of lotus wrap dish

Ingredients such as grain, lotus roots, dates and nuts are put on a lotus leaf along with rice and then wrapped. The wrap is...
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All smiles in Myeongdong

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok attends a 'K-Smile' tourism promotion event in Myeongdong on Feb. 12 and presents a tourist with...
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Photo contest shows beauty of Korea

The grand prize is awarded to Kim Jae-hyun’s ‘Winding Through Fall Foliage’ at the 45th Korea Tourism Photo Contest in 2017. By Min Yea-Ji and Hahm Hee-eun Photos =...
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Photos reveal hidden charms of Korea

A photo of Unjoru House wins the top prize in this year’s Korea Tourism Photo Contest. The photo has been recognized for showing the...

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